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retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
lexicon - dictionary
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
malediction - curse
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce